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Principal Adviser Education Services

Queensland Corrective Services - Brisbane City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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Full Job Description
The Principal Adviser, Education Services ensures the effectiveness and efficiency of rehabilitation service delivery through state-wide coordination and monitoring of rehabilitation services including offender education, vocational training, literacy and numeracy, and other education and vocational education services to ensure Agency targets and funding obligations can be met, services delivered meet quality requirements and provide rehabilitation outcomes for priority groups.
Job Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full-time
Location: Brisbane Inner City
Yearly Salary: $109757 - $117532
Contact Name: Mary McClean

Contact Number:
Closing Date: 14-MAY-21

The Principal Adviser, Education Services will be required to:
Develop and implement processes for identifying offender education, literacy, numeracy, vocational training needs required by correctional centres in Queensland.
Undertake annual planning processes with centres, external funding bodies and education providers for education and vocational education service delivery.
Oversight monitoring of delivery of contracted and non-contracted literacy, numeracy, vocational training and other offender services in correctional centres.
Ensure provision of internal and external performance reports as required.
Resolve service delivery issues as required.
Work within human, financial and other resources to ensure delivery of quality training, programs and services.
Implement rehabilitation services which provide evidence-based solutions to offender needs, including priority groups such as women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and offenders with a disability.
Provide input regarding emerging trends in education, vocational training and offender services.
Provide advice to the Manager of Education Services regarding human, financial and physical resources to ensure that activities, systems and processes meet organisational needs.
Identify and develop strategies to effectively respond to any emerging risks to the effectiveness of Agency rehabilitation programs and services.
Identify relevant trends and issues in the delivery of education and offender services including identification and resolution to emerging risks.
Develop strategies to improve the quality and consistency of educational, vocational training and service delivery and other relevant professional practice issues.
Manage the preparation of strategic advice and ministerial and executive correspondence ensuring accuracy and timelines are met.
Demonstrate a high level of understanding of contemporary rehabilitation issues, trends and practices.
Provide accurate and timely monthly reports on education providers' delivery and centre participation targets.
Review correspondence and provide advice to the Manager of Education Services or other staff as needed.
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with Statewide Operations, other section of the Agency and contracted service providers to ensure optimal service delivery outcomes.
Ensure effective, open, two-way communication with all external service providers delivering training in correctional centres.
Represent the Agency in negotiations with other government Agencies and key agencies as required to ensure the achievement of Government priorities and outcomes.
Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of work activities and practice issues impacting the Directorate, the Agency and operational units.
Qualifications - A degree in education or a related discipline is highly desirable. Possession of post graduate qualifications (or significant progress towards post graduate qualifications) in a relevant area will be highly regarded.

Applications to remain current for twelve monthsThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

Brisbane City, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency


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